|Fallschirm-Jäger: German Parachutists, 1940 - United States. Navy|
U.S. Navy film #16720. Captured German paratrooper film, Fallschirm-Jäger. National Archives description: "1) MS Three-motored Fokker taking off with paratroopers.2) MS UA Paratroopers jumping from three-engine Fokker on training jump.3) CU Parachutist jumping out of plane.4) MS Parachute opening.5) MS Parachutist landing after test jump. (SV)6) MS Paratroopers being given lecture on making jump by officer in charge.7) MS Paratroopers lined up prior to getting into three engine Fokker; three en...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; Germany. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute Troops; Parachute Troops; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, German
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|Enemy Air-Borne Forces - United States. War Department|
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE, WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington DC, SPECIAL SERIES No. 7, Enemy Air-Borne Forces, December 2, 1942 "The air forces of a nation fly and fight in the air. Air-borne forces, transported to battle through the air, are primarily trained to fight on and for the ground. U. S. Army doctrine on the Tactics and Technique of Air-Borne Troops is set forth in Basic Field Manual FM 31-30, published May 20, 1942...
Keywords: Special Series; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations; US Army; Germany. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute troops; World War, 1939-1945; Italy. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute troops; World War II; WWII
|Rommel, Ribbentrop, And Others Visit The West Wall; German Paratroopers Capture Samos Islands, Dodecanese Islands|
U.S. Navy copy of a German newsreel film. National Archives description: "1) MS Von Ribbontrop & officers in room.2) GV-MS Rommel & staff pass on observation tour of "West Wall".3) GV-MS Tank obstacles/traps, guns, etc on Fr. coast.4) MS-SCU Rommel, Von Ribbontrop & others pass.5) GV Heavy R.R. gun moved from underground fortifications.6) GV-MS Germans wheel out large shells.7) GV-MS 12" gun loaded, trained, elevated.8) MS Formation Ger...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Germany. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute Troops; Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944; Ribbentrop, Joachim von, 1893-1946; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, German; World War, 1939-1945 -- Greece
|War Dept. Military IntelIigence Film, Nazi Newsreels - United States. War Department|
1940 U.S. War Dept. Military Intelligence Film MID-6310. Listed at National Archives as "Newsreels." National Archives description: "NORTH AFRICA-- German reconnaissance detachment motoring into the desert: finds tire tracks and identifies them as enemy tracks by measurement; stops at desert village. Staff Headquarters of combined German and Italian tank force: Cavallero, Rommel, Kesselring, Leidemena[?]...
Keywords: World War II; WWII; National Socialism; Newsreel; Schmeling, Max, 1905-2005; Molotov, Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich, 1890-1986; Cavallero, Ugo, 1880-1943; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Kesselring, Albert, 1885-1960; Britain, Battle Of, Great Britain, 1940; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; World War, 1939-1945; Germany. -- Armed Forces -- Parachute Troops; Bürgerbräukeller; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, German; World War, 1939-1945 -- Military Intelligence